Lemon Filling for Layer Cake

To the juice and rind of 2 lemons and 1 orange--about 1 cup, add 1 cup of water, 1 cup of sugar and 2 tbsp. of cornstarch. Bring to a boil and simmer until clear and thickened. Cool slightly and spread between layers.

-- Florence Jessie Meredith Sproul, "Grandma Sproul," 1914-2004

from her mother

--Florence Augusta Siddons Meredith, "Grandma Meredith," 1887-1959